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Susman Godfrey Sponsors CLE – Lunch with the State Judiciary: Your Evidentiary Questions Answered

May 3, 2018 – 1.0 hour of CLE Credit Escape Family Resource Center Lawyers Luncheon Series presents Lunch with the State Judiciary:  Your ... Read more

April 2018

Lawdragon names Ten Susman Godfrey Partners to its Annual Lawdragon 500 List

Ten Susman Godfrey Partners have been included on The 2018 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America list.  At over 15% of its Partnership ... Read more

March 2018

Steve Susman featured in D Magazine Article about “The Vanishing Jury Trial”

Firm founder, Steve Susman, was quoted prominently this week in a feature for D Magazine called “The Jury Is Out”, a story about ... Read more

March 2018

Susman Godfrey Wins $706.2 Million Jury Verdict for Client HouseCanary Against Quicken Loans Affiliate Title Source Inc.

Trial litigation firm Susman Godfrey has secured a landmark jury verdict of $706.2 million for real estate analytics company HouseCanary in a misappropriation ... Read more

March 2018

Parents of Seth Rich Seek Justice for Exploitation of Their Son’s Murder

Joel and Mary Rich, grieving parents of a murdered child, brought suit today against Fox News, reporter Malia Zimmerman and contributor Ed Butowsky, ... Read more

March 2018

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Hausfeld LLP Secure $240 Million Deutsche Bank LIBOR Settlement

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Hausfeld LLP, co-lead counsel for the OTC plaintiffs in the long running LIBOR financial products litigation, have inked a ... Read more

March 2018

Settlements in Landmark Auto Parts Litigation Surpass $1 Billion

Class Members’ Recovery to date in Massive GlobalPrice-Fixing Conspiracies Yields one of the Largest Indirect Purchaser Recoveries in U.S. History Attorneys representing U.S. ... Read more

March 2018

The National Law Journal Names Partner Kalpana Srinivasan a 2018 “Intellectual Property Trailblazer”

The National Law Journal has named Los Angeles Partner, Kalpana Srinivasan, among the “Intellectual Property Trailblazers” in their fourth annual compilation industry leaders.  ... Read more

March 2018

Susman Godfrey is Named to the Top Tier of Outside Legal Counsel Providers by Above the Law

“These are good days to work at Susman Godfrey” Premier trial firm Susman Godfrey has been recognized by leading legal blog, Above the ... Read more

February 2018

Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine Profiles Partner Kalpana Srinivasan

Southern California Super Lawyers profiled Los Angeles Partner Kalpana Srinivasan in its 2018 magazine, highlighting how Kalpana’s past career as a reporter for ... Read more

January 2018

Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Class Action Group of the Year’ by Law360 for the Second Year in a Row

Susman Godfrey has once again been named a ‘Class Action Group Of The Year’ by Law360 in recognition of its successful prosecution of ... Read more

January 2018

Susman Godfrey Names Two New Lawyers to its Partnership

Susman Godfrey has just named two new Partners to their ranks.  Houston-based Ashley McMillian and Ryan Caughey join the 63-person partnership effective January 1st, 2018.  McMillian has already ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey Co-Sponsoring Lawyers’ Lunch Featuring Fifth Circuit Judge, Gregg Costa

A Prosecutor-Turned-Judge’s Thoughts on Civil Trials After three years of litigating complex cases, seven year prosecuting cases as an AUSA, and two years ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey Partner Marc Seltzer named a “Competition MVP” by Law360

Susman Godfrey partner Marc Seltzer has been named by Law360 as a 2017 “Competition MVP.” Seltzer, head of Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles office, was one of just ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey 2017 Bonuses Exceed “Cravath Scale”

Susman Godfrey announced today that in recognition of its associates’ outstanding efforts and the firm’s extremely successful year, its associates would receive bonuses ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey Partner Kalpana Srinivasan Profiled by Law.com

Susman Godfrey attorney Kalpana Srinivasan was profiled by Law.com in their recent article, “Fueled With Steel-Cut Oatmeal, Susman Godfrey’s Kalpana Srinivasan Powers Through Her Day.”  ... Read more

December 2017

Why Lawdragon Calls Susman Godfrey ‘America’s Leading Trial Law Firm’

Story analyzes why Susman Godfrey continues to enjoy enviable success despite pressures on the legal industry and litigation as a whole Lawdragon has ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey Wins Long-Running Licensing Dispute with TiVo

On November 22, 2017, Judge Roy Payne of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas entered Final Judgment in ... Read more

November 2017

Susman Godfrey Named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in 2018 ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings

Susman Godfrey was ranked as Tier One nationally in five different practice areas in the 2017  edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law ... Read more

November 2017

The National Diversity Council Names Associate Alejandra C. Salinas One of Houston’s Top Women in Law in for 2017

The National Diversity Council has named Houston Associate, Alejandra C. Salinas, among Houston’s 50 “Top Women in Law” in their compilation of industry leaders.  This ... Read more

November 2017

Susman Godfrey Partner Marc Seltzer named a “Giant Slayer” by The Recorder

Susman Godfrey partner Marc Seltzer has been named by The Recorder as a 2017 “Giant Slayer” as part of its annual Litigation Departments of the Year awards. ... Read more

October 2017

Susman Godfrey Lawyers are Honored by the American Antitrust Institute

Susman Godfrey and the firm’s lawyers have been named honorees by the American Antitrust Institute as part of its 2017 Antirust Enforcement Awards.   ... Read more

October 2017

Super Lawyers Recognizes Susman Godfrey Attorneys

More than half of all partners and associates at Susman Godfrey firm received honors from Super Lawyers in 2017.  Stephen Susman, Neal Manne, Ophelia Camina, ... Read more

September 2017

The National Law Journal Names Partner Brian Melton a 2017 “Winning Litigator”

The National Law Journal has named Houston partner, Brian Melton, among the 20 “Winning Litigators” for 2017. This annual National Law Journal List describes the honorees as all having ... Read more

September 2017

Kalpana Srinivasan Recognized Among the Top 100 Lawyers in California by Daily Journal

The Daily Journal has named Los Angeles partner Kalpana Srinivasan among the “Top 100 Lawyers” for 2017.  Recognized in part for her role as lead counsel to ... Read more

September 2017

Susman Godfrey Client Wellstat Therapeutics Awarded Over $70 Million by Delaware Court

Susman Godfrey client, Wellstat Therapeutics, has been awarded an estimated $70 million against BTG International, Inc. in a pharmaceutical contract dispute in the ... Read more

September 2017

Texas Lawyer names Managing Partner Neal Manne ‘Attorney of the Year’ in Texas

Susman Godfrey Managing Partner Neal Manne has been honored as the “Attorney of the Year” by Texas Lawyer for 2017.  Manne was selected from among three finalists ... Read more

September 2017

Three Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year,” and 19 Others Listed in 2018 The Best Lawyers in America

Three Partners from Susman Godfrey have been named “Lawyers of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America 2018.  Neal Manne was named the Lawyer of the ... Read more

August 2017

Susman Godfrey Secures Appellate Victory for Client Dig Tech in Breach of Contract Case Against Star Operations

Court Provides Precedent-Setting Guidance on Scope and Application of Federal Christian Doctrine and Miller Act in Government Contract Disputes In a decision that has broad ... Read more

August 2017

Susman Godfrey LLP and Hausfeld LLP Secure $130 Million Citibank LIBOR Settlement

On behalf of the Over-the Counter purchaser class, co-lead firms Susman Godfrey LLP and Hausfeld LLP inked a $130 million settlement with Citibank ... Read more

August 2017

Six Susman Godfrey Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2017 Under 40 Hot List

Six attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey LLP have been included on Benchmark Litigation’s 2017 “Under 40 Hot List”. These practitioners, all aged 40 or ... Read more

August 2017

Susman Godfrey Again Earns Top Rankings in Annual Vault Survey, Earning Top Litigation Boutique Nationally for the Seventh Year in a Row

Susman Godfrey has again ranked prominently in the annual Vault survey of U.S. law firm associates. The full results have now been released, ... Read more

July 2017

Two Susman Godfrey Partners Named to Law360’s Annual Rising Stars List

Matthew Berry Named “Trials Rising Star”, Alex Kaplan Named ”Energy Rising Star” Matthew Berry and Alex Kaplan, partners in Susman Godfrey’s Seattle office ... Read more

July 2017

The National Law Journal Names Associate Shawn Blackburn a 2017 “Intellectual Property Trailblazer”

The National Law Journal has named Houston Associate, Shawn Blackburn, among the 49 “Intellectual Property Trailblazers” in their third annual compilation industry leaders.  The publication received hundreds of ... Read more

July 2017

Susman Godfrey Rises in Annual IAM Patent 1000 Rankings with 7 Attorneys and 2 Locations Recommended in the U.S.

Considered a leader in ranking and reviewing patent law professionals, the IAM Patent 1000 has released their rankings for 2017 and it includes Susman Godfrey ... Read more

June 2017

Bill Carmody Profiled by Lawdragon

Lawdragon profiled Susman Godfrey Partner and Head of the New York Office, Bill Carmody, in its June 2017 feature, describing highlights from Bill’s “world-class” career.  Click here for ... Read more

June 2017

Susman Godfrey Breaks the Market for Associate Starting Bonuses, Offers up to $125,000

Once again showing its willingness to lead the market on associate bonuses, Susman Godfrey has announced that it will be paying a $25,000 ... Read more

June 2017

Susman Godfrey Rises in Annual Legal 500 Guide with 9 Attorneys and Three Practice Areas Recommended in the U.S.

The Legal 500 has included 9 attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey among their annual recommendation listing, recognizing these attorneys as well as several ... Read more

June 2017

Susman Godfrey Secures $48.55 Million Final Judgment for Apache after Winning Federal Court Jury Verdict

Judge Confirms Jury’s $43.2 Million Award plus $2.5 Million in Fees and Expenses and $2.85 Million in InterestJudge David Hittner of the U.S. ... Read more

June 2017

Susman Godfrey and Gradstein & Marzano Secure $43.45 Million Settlement with Spotify in Copyright Class Action

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Gradstein & Marzano, P.C. have secured both a $43.45 million cash fund and an agreement to pay future royalties ... Read more

May 2017

Susman Godfrey Rises in Annual Chambers USA Guide with 13 Attorneys Recognized and all 4 Offices Ranked as Leading Firm Locations

Chambers and Partners has included 13 attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey among their prestigious recognitions, prominently ranking these attorneys as well as ... Read more

May 2017

Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Davida Brook and Kalpana Srinivasan ‘Top Women Lawyers in California’

The Los Angeles Daily Journal has named Los Angeles Associate Davida Brook and partner Kalpana Srinivasan among the 100 “Top Women Lawyers in California.” The annual Daily Journal list of Top ... Read more

May 2017

Susman Godfrey’s Trial Win Apache v. W&T Offshore Is Included on The National Law Journal’s 2016 Top 100 Verdicts List

The National Law Journal’s 2016 “Top 100 Verdicts List” included our $43 million jury verdict win for client Apache Deepwater. Congratulations to Geoffrey Harrison, Bill Merrill, Ashley McMillian and Abigail Noebels. Read more

May 2017

The Hollywood Reporter Names Partner Kalpana Srinivasan a 2017 “Power Lawyer”

The Hollywood Reporter has named Los Angeles partner Kalpana Srinivasan among the 100 “Entertainment Power Lawyers” for 2017.  This 11th annual Hollywood Reporter list describes the honorees as being the ... Read more

April 2017

Susman Godfrey Wins $50.3 Million Federal Jury Verdict for Client Green Mountain Glass in Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Ardagh Glass, Inc.

A federal jury in Wilmington, Delaware has awarded Susman Godfrey LLP client Green Mountain Glass LLC more than $50.3 million in its patent ... Read more

April 2017

KBR Wins in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit And Defeats Plaintiffs’ Iraq War Toxic Tort Lawsuit

On March 27, 2017, KBR, Inc. won an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as the appellate court ... Read more

March 2017

Susman Godfrey Wins Editor’s Choice Award at Managing IP’s Annual North America Awards Ceremony

Susman Godfrey has been recognized by Managing IP, one of the leading sources of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide, as having ... Read more

March 2017

Los Angeles Partners Kalpana Srinivasan and Steven Sklaver Recognized as ‘California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year’ by The Daily Journal

Los Angeles Partners Kalpana Srinivasan and Steven Sklaver along with co-counsel from Gradstein & Marzano PC  have been recognized as “California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year” for ... Read more

March 2017

Neal Manne Profiled by The American College of Trial Lawyers

The American College of Trial Lawyers profiled Susman Godfrey co-Managing Partner Neal Manne in its Spring 2017 magazine, highlighting some of Neal’s work on pro bono ... Read more

March 2017

Susman Godfrey Wins $2.3 Million Jury Verdict for Client WickFire in Lawsuit Against TriMax Over Manipulation of Online Advertising

A federal jury in Austin, Texas has awarded $2.3 million in damages to Susman Godfrey LLP client WickFire — while rejecting a $22 ... Read more

February 2017

Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Class Action Group of The Year’ by Law360

Susman Godfrey has been named a ‘Class Action Group Of The Year’ by Law360 due to its banner 2016 which was marked by over one ... Read more

February 2017

Lawdragon Names Neal Manne and Bill Carmody ‘Legends’

Susman Godfrey managing partner Neal Manne and partner Bill Carmody have been honored as a “Legends” by Lawdragon.  The feature recognized 41 attorneys from ... Read more

January 2017